Former President, California Teachers Association
Dean Vogel was an educator and award-winning counselor for 39 years before becoming President of the California Teachers Association. He has taught all elementary grades, including kindergarten, and has trained counselors and student teachers. As CTA President he was a passionate consensus-builder who fought to improve the working conditions of educators and learning conditions of students across the state. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly, an elementary teaching credential from UC Davis, and his pupil personnel services credential and master’s degree in education/group dynamics at CSU Sacramento.